Name: Dr. Tahir Mukhtar
Designation: Associate Professor / Chairperson
Department: Economics
Qualification: Ph.D (2013)
  Q.A.U. Islamabad
  M.Phil (Economics) (2006)
  Q.A.U. Islamabad
  Masters in Economics (1998)
  Punjab University
  Bachelor of Arts (1994)
  Punjab University
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (244)
Status: On Job
Dr. Tahir Mukhtar

Professional Experience

November 30,2007 - To Date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
Assistant Professor

April 1st, 1999 to November 29, 2007
Government College Asgher Mall, Rawalpindi


  • “The Implications of WTO Agreement on Production and Consumption of Wheat in Pakistan:A Time Series Analysis”, (2006,with Abdul Qayyum Mohsin and Sajida Jabine), Journal of Applied Sciences,6(1):57-61.
  • “Welfare Analysis of Rice Trade Under WTO Regime: A Case Study of Pakistan”,(2006, with Abdul Qayyum Mohsin and Sajida Jabine), Journal of Applied Sciences,6(1):233-37.
  • “An Empirical Investigation for the Twin Deficits Hypothesis in Pakistan”, (2007, with Muhammad Zakaria and Mehboob Ahmad), Journal of Economic Cooperation Among Islamic Countries, 28(4):63-80.
  • Price Integration in Wholesale Maize Markets in Pakistan”,(2007,with Muhammad Tariq Javed) The Pakistan Development Review,46(4):1075-1084.
  • “Competitiveness of Pakistan’s Exports: Application of Constant Market Share Model for Rice”, (2008, with Muhammad Ilyas and Mehboob Ahmad), The Empirical Economics Letters, 7(2): 203-11.
  • “Budget Deficits and Interest Rates: An Empirical Analysis for Pakistan”, (2008, with Muhammad Zakaria), Journal of Economic Cooperation among Islamic Countries, 29(2):63-80.
  • “Doha Round and the Rice Sector of Pakistan”, (2008), Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, 11(2):19-34.
  • “Measuring Competitiveness among Asian Exporters in the World Rice Market”,(2009, with Muhammad Ilyas and Muhammad Tariq Javed), The Pakistan Development Review,48(4):783-94.
  • “Testing Long Run Relationship between Exports and Imports: Evidence from Pakistan”,(2010,with Sarwat Rasheed), Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development,31(1):41-58.
  • “Cointegration and Error-Correction Modelling of Wheat Consumption in Pakistan”, (2010,with Muhammad Tariq Javed and Muhammad Ilyas), Humanomics, International Journal of Systems and Ethics,26(3):212-223.
  • “Budget Deficit, Money Supply and Inflation:The Case of Pakistan”, (2010, with Muhammad Zakaria), Privredna kretanja i ekonomska politika, 122 :53-67.
  • “Does Trade Openness Reduce Inflation? Empirical Evidence from Pakistan”, (2010), The Lahore Journal of Economics 15(2):35-50.
  • “Exchange Rate Volatility and Export Growth: Evidence from Selected South Asian Countries”, (2010,with Faiz Bilquess and Saqib Jalil ), Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, 13(2):27-37.
  • “Defense Expenditure, External Debt and Economic Growth in Pakistan”, (2010,with Muhammad Zakaria), The Empirical Economics Letters, 9(12): 1199-1206.
  • “Money and Income Relationship in Pakistan: A Critical Review”, (2010,with Faiz Bilquees),The Dialogue,5(4):368-89.
  • “Export Instability, Income Terms of Trade Instability and Growth: The Case of India”,(2011,with Faiz Bilquess), The Romanian Economic Journal,16(39):25-44.
  • “What Matters for Financial Development in D-8 Countries? Capital Flows, Trade Openness and Institutions”,(2011,with Faiz Bilquess and Sidra Sohail), Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, 32(1):71-91.
  • “Export Instability, Income Terms of Trade Instability and Growth: Evidence from Pakistan”,(2012,with Faiz Bilquess), Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development,33(1):17-29.